WASHINGTON, D.C.—After voting down the Green New Deal in the Senate today, Republican lawmakers were accused of colluding with reality to ensure the bill did not pass.Democrats pointed out that Republicans’ levelheaded criticisms of the sweeping legislation had all the hallmarks of influence from reality, from using logic and reason to simply pointin …
Source: Republicans Accused Of Colluding With Reality To Defeat Green New Deal | The Babylon Bee
Whenever we express opposition to marijuana legalization on BreakPoint, we are challenged to back up that opposition with recent science. Challenge accepted.
Source: BreakPoint: Marijuana and Psychosis – Break Point
If Sarasota County is permitted to continue treating religious schools worse than secular schools, these kids and their families will lose.
Source: The Government Is Threatening a Christian School That Serves Children with Learning Disabilities
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale last week made some pretty stark claims about the future of the Pennsylvania Turnpike given debt levels and what it would take to pay off existing imbalances. In fact, DePasquale said the Turnpike faces going down a “road to ruin” if it continues the practice of relying on toll increases to […]
Source: Auditor General DePasquale helped put PA Turnpike on “road to ruin” – Republican Party of Pennsylvania
The left is increasingly willing to cast aside any rule, any constitutional provision, and any political norm if it thinks it will lead to short-term partisan gains.
Source: Here Are 4 Egregious Ways the Left Wants to Transform American Politics
Despite many politicians, particularly declared presidential candidates, beginning to speak out against big pharma, an FDA medical adviser does not think that anything will come out of it “because Congress is owned by pharma.”
Source: FDA medical adviser: ‘Congress is owned by pharma’
Our user-friendly database of campaign contributions by industries and interest groups will help you learn how these interests gain political influence in American politics.
Source: Pharmaceuticals / Health Products: Money to Congress | OpenSecrets
The stunning end to Jussie Smollett’s case may be something typically Chicagoan: namely, a favor to a political patron.
Source: Pollak: Jussie Smollett ‘Whitewash’ Is About Chicago Mayor Election | Breitbart
Attorneys for Empire actor Jussie Smollett said Tuesday that charges alleging he filed a false report with Chicago police about a hate crime against himself have been dropped. The announcement comes after the president of the Chicago police union accused the county’s top prosecutor of interfering with the investigation of the Smollett before recusing herself from the case.
Source: Flashback: Chicago Police Union Accuses Prosecutor of Interference in Jussie Smollett Case